Everett Schwartz Jr. of West Falmouth, who had served for many years as harbor master in that village, died March 16 following a period of declining health. He was 93.

He was the husband for 61 years of BettyLou (Bolster) Schwartz, who died September 17, 2011.

Mr. Schwartz retired as captain of the Weston Fire Department.

He was born in Newton, the son of Everett Schwartz Sr. and Marion (Bellows) Schwartz. He was educated in the Weston Public Schools and graduated from Newton Trade School.

Mr. Schwartz entered the United States Navy and served as a seaman apprentice during World War II.

He began his 30-year career with the fire department serving the Town of Weston on April 1, 1952, when he became a member of the call department; he maintained a temporary position until June 1, 1958. Mr. Schwartz became a permanent firefighter on March 23, 1959. He was appointed lieutenant on January 11, 1977, and in 1978 rose to the rank of captain.

The year after his retirement from the fire department on April 30, 1982, he and his wife moved from Weston to West Falmouth.  

Here Mr. Schwartz served for more than 18 years as the harbor master in West Falmouth, and enjoyed his time spent boating and sailing.

He leaves two sons, Jay M. Schwartz of Milford and Everett Aubrey Schwartz of Westminster; two grandchildren, Lacey T. Schwartz Cooke of Rehobeth and Tyler B. Schwartz of Weston; two great-grandchildren; and extended family.

Graveside services are planned for Saturday, March 27, at 11 AM at the Schwartz family lot in Linwood Cemetery, 190 Boston Post Road Bypass in Weston.

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